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During 19-23 March 2016, Lviv saw the 3rd part of the History Begins in the Family international youth project....

Some day everything comes to an end. Sometimes that's not bad, but sometimes not quite pleasant and feels much too soon....

She was born on July 17th, 1929, in the city of Lviv. She received her primary education at ‘Ridna Shkola’ named after Leo I of Galicia. Yaroslava conti...

My name is Agnieszka Gomółka. My grandfather Józef Graboń was born on 17th July 1913, my grandmother Rozalia was born on 8th February 1916. My grandpare...

Programme of the project activities in Lviv, Ukraine, during 19-25 March 2016...

“Get out of here!” For the journey from Osiek to Grojec we were given one carriage for two families. We weren’t allowed to take anything with us. ...

In August 1943 you were conscripted to the Reichsarbeitsdienst(labour service). What was the course of events? I had completed the last year at the town...

Memories of the past Interview with Józef Boba I am 83 years old. I was born in Polanka. My parents’ names were Franciszka and Jan. And your name is Józ...

I interviewed my grandfather who escaped from East Prussia to West Germany. He told me about his memories of the time before the war and also experience...

My interview with Krystyna Środa about life in the countryside during World War II and her childhood memories....

Zofia Listosz was born in 1951, after the end of the war. In the interview, she spoke about the difficult life under the occupation, which her family an...

Pavlo Levytskyi tells about shooting of Jewish people in his village, his childhood during the World War 2 and his life in the orphanage....

I remember the moment we passed from the Russian to the German side, because the Germans had taken part of Poland as well. It was in Przemyśl....

The war killed and scattered many Ukrainians all over the world among whom the relatives of Mrs. Dariia Zavoiska appeared to be....

Could you please introduce yourself and tell us about the war? My name is Emilia Kowalska, I am 86 years old. I was ten years old when World War II brok...

Mykola Opanasovych Pavlish wrote his life in five school notebooks. These diaries and many other documents (such as certificates, `pohoronky`, rare phot...

Volodymyr Zalevskyi tells about his grandfather, who took part in the Great Patriotic War where he was wounded....

For obvious reasons, you cannot remember the war yourself, but according to our family stories you are able to tell me about the fates of your parents. ...

The story of Ivan Nahorniuk, grandfather of Volodymyr, who went through the WW2, was subjected to the forced labour in the suburbs of Vienna, took part ...

In her interview granny of Lilia Trubka tells about the family story, in particular the story of her the life of her grandmother during the times of the...

Zofia was born after World War II, but her parents told her about their experiences from the times of war. This interview includes stories which she had...

Ukrainian participants about the second encounter of the international youth project...

From January 17 to 21, 1945, the Auschwitz administration evacuated about 58 thousand prisoners into the depths of the Reich. At the same time, the SS w...

Lidiya was Born in 1927 in Lukshyno village, Smolensk oblast (Russia). She witnessed war from 1942. In 1966 Lidiya with her family moved to Pishchanka v...

Programme of the project activities in in Oświęcim during 23-30 October 2015....

Zofia Posmysz was born in Kraków on the 23rd of August 1923. When the war broke out she was a pupil at a school of commerce. The new circumstances force...

Occasionally there are some special evenings, when your granny wants to have just a small talk with you, which turns out to last the whole evening. Then...

International Youth Meeting Centre in Oświęcim/Auschwitz (MDSM), Lower Saxony Memorials Foundation/Bergen-Belsen Memorial and Foundations for Freedom, I...

Early in the morning of 28 August, huge final hugs were given in Oldau before the bus set out from Germany, heading for Poland and Ukraine. This was the...

After the outbreak of World War II, the Wehrmacht set up a camp for Belgian and French prisoners of war in huts at the edge of the Bergen Military Train...

Presentation on how to use recording devices in interviews (English)....

Presentation of what is oral history and how it differs from the handbooks on history....

Programme of the project activities in Oldau during 23-29 August 2015....

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